On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1794

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Haiti, under Toussaint Louverture, revolts against France

General and Revolutionary Toussaint Louverture
General and Revolutionary
Toussaint Louverture

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Jacques Beauvarlet-Charpentier, French composer, dies at 59
1794 Highlights

About May 6, 1794

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 227 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus